Friends School Haverford

851 Buck Lane,
Haverford, PA, 19041-0190
Tel: (610)642-2334
Grades: NS - 8 | 140 students
As a child-centered school, we seek to create an atmosphere within which children learn to work independently and in cooperation with others.
Our program is rooted in our traditions of academic learning, child development, intellectual growth, artistic expression and service to others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1885

Student Body

Total Students 140 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 46%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,100
Tuition Notes Grades 1-8 $20,100 Preschool, Prekindergarten and Kindergarten see tuition schedule
% on Financial Aid 40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $11,400
Admissions Director Andrea Dominic

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Fencing, Field Hockey, Figure Skating, Soccer, TennisBasketballBowling,
CyclingDance,
EquestrianFencing,
Field HockeyFigure Skating,
SoccerTennis,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Haverford School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Haverford School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Haverford School (0.3 miles away)
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  • Haverford The Haverford School
    All-boys 
    450 Lancaster Ave.
    Haverford , PA , 19041
    (610)642-3020
    All-boys 
    0.3  mi  |  1012  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
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    Bryn Mawr , PA , 19010
    (610)525-2700
    All-girls 
    0.6  mi  |  560  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Bryn Mawr
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    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    701 Montgomery Avenue
    Bryn Mawr , PA , 19010
    (610)525-3893
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    Bryn Mawr , PA , 19010
    (610)526-9244
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